Broadband: 25 Mbit/s downstream (FCC, 2015)

… the bare minimum for broadband service, which the Federal Communications Commission defines as an internet connection with download speeds of 25 megabits a second or faster.

from:
Businesses Tackle Internet Shortfalls as Remote Work Grows More Remote
Spotty broadband in rural areas poses difficulties in work-from-home policies
WSJ. July 2, 2020
https://www.wsj.com/articles/businesses-tackle-internet-shortfalls-as-remote-work-grows-more-remote-11593717060

related:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broadband

Johann Hari > The Cows That Are Waiting All Around Us

This could be why you’re depressed or anxious
Johann Hari
TED. 2019

18:40
There are very real biological contributions to depression and anxiety. But if we allow biology to become the whole picture, what we are implicitly saying to people is–and this isn’t anyone’s intentions–“Your pain doesn’t mean anything. It’s just a malfunction.”

In a moving talk, journalist Johann Hari shares fresh insights on the causes of depression and anxiety from experts around the world — as well as some exciting emerging solutions.

CQ

The ‘hidden talent’ that determines success
13th October 2017
https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20171013-the-hidden-talent-that-determines-success

  • tone and cadence of your voice
  • the spacing of pauses in your speech
  • altering your body language, mannerisms and facial expressions, depending on the background of the person in front of you
  • Would you sit or stand differently and pay attention to your hand gestures?

These are just a handful of the subtle shifts in behaviour that can contribute to what is known as your “cultural intelligence”, or CQ

Universitat de Barcelona: Coronavirus traces found in March 2019 sewage sample

Virus in Barcelona, March 2019
June 29, 2020
Dr. John Campbell

Detectan el SARS-CoV-2 en aguas residuales recogidas en Barcelona el 12 marzo de 2019
Universitat de Barcelona. June 26, 2020
https://www.ub.edu/web/ub/es/menu_eines/noticies/2020/06/042.html

Coronavirus traces found in March 2019 sewage sample, Spanish study shows
June 26, 2020
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-spain-science/coronavirus-traces-found-in-march-2019-sewage-sample-spanish-study-shows-idUSKBN23X2HQ